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" Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; and adversity is not without comforts and hopes. We see in needleworks and embroideries, it is more pleasing to have a lively work upon a sad and solemn ground, than to have a dark and melancholy work... "
Shakspere Weighed in an Even Balance - Page 14
by Alfred Pownall - 1864 - 86 pages
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 65

1837
...carols; and the pencil of the Holy Ghost bath-laboured more in describing the afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon. Prosperity is not without...adversity is not without comforts and hopes. We see inneedle-worksand embroideries it is more pleasing to have a lively work upon a sad and solemn ground,...
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Southern Literary Messenger, Volume 4

1838
...carols ; and the pencil of the Holy Ghost hath labored more in describing the afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon. Prosperity is not without...adversity is not without comforts and hopes. We see in needle works and embroideries it is more pleasing to have a lively work upon a sad and solemn ground,...
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The Southern literary messenger, Volume 4

1838
...labored more in describing the afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon. Prosperity is nol without many fears and distastes; and adversity is not without comforts and hopes. We see in needle works and embroideries it is more pleasing to have a lively work upon a sad and solemn ground,...
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Selections from the Works of Taylor, Latimer, Hall, Milton, Barrow, South ...

Basil Montagu - Conduct of life - 1839 - 350 pages
...carols ; and the pencil of the Holy Ghost hath laboured more in describing the afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon. Prosperity is not without...fears and distastes ; and adversity is not without comfort and hopes. We see in needle works and embroideries, it is more pleasing to have a lively work...
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A good match, The heiress of Drosberg, and The cathedral chorister

Henrietta Georgiana Chatterton (M. lady.) - 1840
...has long been inured to misfortune is sure to feel, even in the midst of unexpected joy. CHAPTER V. Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes;...without comforts and hopes. We see in needleworks aoid embroideries, it is more pleasing to have a lively work upon a sad and solemn ground, than to...
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The Hand-book of Needlework

Miss Lambert (F.) - Needlework - 1842 - 263 pages
...$cCHAPTER XV (funiuiG tUork, " The threaded steel Plies swiftly, and unfelt the task proceeds." COWPER. '' In needleworks and embroideries, it is more pleasing...dark and melancholy work upon a lightsome ground." BACON. HE reason for comprising the various subjects included in this chapter under one head, is, that...
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The Monthly Miscellany, Volume 1 - Volume 2, Issue 2

Cazneau Palfrey - Liberalism (Religion) - 1839
...carols ; and the pencil of the Holy Ghost hath laboured more in describing the afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon. Prosperity is not without...; and adversity is not without comforts and hopes. Certainly virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant where they are incensed, or crushed ; for prosperity...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...the frail hark of the flesh through the waves of the world We see in needle-works and emhroideries it is more pleasing to have a lively work upon a sad...ground. Judge therefore of the pleasure of the heart hy the pleasure of the eye. Certainly virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant when they are incensed...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...describing Christian resolution that saileth in the frail bark of the flesh through the waves of the world We see in needle-works and embroideries it is more...to have a lively work upon a sad and solemn ground, man to have a dark and melancholy work upon a lightsome ground. Judge therefore of the pleasure of...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions ...

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1847
...carols ; and the pencil of the Holy Ghost hath laboured more in describing the afflictions of Job than on which bopes. We see in needle-works and embroideries, it is more pleasing to have a lively work upon a sad...
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